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Ἥφαιστος

Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian
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Transliteration A: Hḗphaistos Transliteration B: Hēphaistos Transliteration C: Ifaistos Beta Code: *(/hfaistos

English (LSJ)

(Aeol.and Dor. Ἄφαιστος (Ἅφαιστος) Sapph.66, Pi.O.7.35, etc.), ὁ, Hephaestus, Il.18.391, etc.; ἔργον Ἡφαίστοιο, of a bowl, Od.4.617; A κνημῖδας ὀρειχάλκοιο . . Ἡφαίστου κλυτὰ δῶρα Hes.Sc.123; φλογὶ Ἡφαίστοιο Il.17.88, cf. Antim.44; μὰ τὸν Ἥ. Com.Adesp.17.35D. 2 = Lat. Volcanus, D.H.2.54, Plu.2.276b, App.BC5.49, etc. 3 = Egypt. Plah, OGI90.2 (Rosetta, ii B.C.). 4 Pythag. name for nine, Theol.Ar.58. II meton. for πῦρ, fire, Il.2.426, Hom.Fr.18, S.Ant.123 (lyr.), 1007, cf. Chrysipp.Stoic.2.315, al., D.S.5.74, etc.

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Greek (Liddell-Scott)

Ἥφαιστος: -ου, ὁ, Λατ. Vulcanus, υἱὸς τοῦ Διὸς καὶ τῆς Ἥρας, χωλὸς ἐκ γενετῆς, Ἰλ. Σ. 397 (πρβλ. κυλλοποδίων, ἠπεδανός): θεὸς τοῦ πυρὸς ὡς χρησιμεύοντος ἐν τῇ τέχνῃ καὶ ἄρχων πάσης τέχνης ἐχούσης ἀνάγκην τοῦ πυρός, ἰδίως τῶν ἀσχολουμένων περὶ τὴν ἐργασίαν τῶν μετάλλων· ὅθεν οὗτος εἶνε ὁ ἐργάτης τῶν θρόνων τῶν θεῶν, τοῦ σκήπτρου τοῦ Διός, τῆς αἰγίδος, τῶν ὅπλων τοῦ Ἀχιλλέως, κτλ.· ἅπαντα τὰ ἐκ μετάλλου ἔργα λέγονται ἔργα αὐτοῦ, Ἰλ. Θ. 195, Ὀδ. Δ. 617, Ἡσ. Ἀσπ. Ἡρ. 123, κτλ.· τὸ πῦρ καλεῖται φλὸξ Ἡφαίστοιο Ἰλ. Ρ. 88· καὶ αὐτὸς κλυτοεργός, κλυτοτέχνηςχαλκεύς, Ο. 309. - Περὶ τοῦ ἀτυχοῦς αὐτοῦ γάμου μετὰ τῆς Ἀφροδίτης ἴδε Ὀδ. Θ. 267 κἑξ. II. μετωνομ. ἀντὶ πῦρ, Ἰλ. Β. 426. Σοφ. Ἀντ. 123. 1007. Ποιητ. ἐν τῶ Ε. Μ. 241. 57. (Ἴσως ἐκ √ΑΦ, ἥτις φαίνεται ἐν τῷ ἅπτω, ἀνάπτω πῦρ.)

French (Bailly abrégé)

ου (ὁ) :
1 Héphæstos, fils de Zeus et d’Hèra, dieu du feu;
2 p. ext. le feu.
Étymologie: le même que yavishtha « très jeune », épithète d’Agni, le dieu védique du feu, càd le dieu qui ne vieillit pas, qui conserve toute sa force.

English (Autenrieth)

Hephaestus (Vulcanus), the son of Zeus and Hera, the god of fire and of arts which need the aid of fire: in the Iliad married to Charis, Il. 18.382 ff., but in the Odyssey to Aphrodīte, Od. 8.266 ff. His works are the houses of the gods on Olympus, the armor of Achilles, the sceptre and aegis of Zeus, etc. Epithets, ἀμφιγυήεις, κυλλοποδίων, χαλκεύς, κλυτοτέχνης, κλυτόεργος, κλυτόμητις, πολύφρων, περίκλυτος, πολύμητις. The name Ἥφαιστος is used by personification for the element which he represents, Il. 2.426, cf. Il. 9.468.

Spanish

Hefesto

Greek Monotonic

Ἥφαιστος: -ου, ὁ,
I. ο Ήφαιστος, Λατ. Vulcanus, ο γιος του Δία και της Ήρας, χωλός εκ γενετής, ο θεός της μεταλλουργίας, σε Όμηρ. κ.λπ.
II. μετωνυμικά αντί της λέξης πῦρ, φωτιά, σε Ομήρ. Ιλ., Σοφ. (πιθανόν από το ἅπ-τω, ανάβω φωτιά).

Middle Liddell

Ἥφαιστος, ου,
I. Hephaestus, Lat. Vulcanus, sonof Zeus and Hera, lame from birth, master of metal working, Hom., etc.
II. meton. for πῦρ, fire, Il., Soph. [Perh. from ἅπτω, to kindle fire.]

Frisk Etymology German

Ἥφαιστος: {Hḗphaistos}
Forms: dor. äol. Ἅφ-, Ἄφ-, att. Vasen Ηε̄φαστος (Schwyzer 276 m. Lit.; zur Namensform usw. auch Kretschmer Glotta 30, 115ff.)
Grammar: m.
Meaning: der göttliche Schmied, Gott des Feuers, auch metonym. für Feuer (seit Il.).
Composita : Kompp., z. B. Ἡφαιστότευκτος ‘von H. verfertigt’ (S. u. a.), ἀνήφαιστος ‘ohne H., ohne Warme’ (πῦρ, E. Or. 621).
Derivative: Ableitungen: Ἡφαίστιος, -ιών Monats. name (Thess. u. a.), Ἡφαιστῖτις (sc. λίθος) N. eines Steins (Plin. u. a.; Redard Les noms grecs en -της 54). Ἡφαίστια pl. ‘H.-feier’ (att.), -εῖον ‘H.-tempel’ (ion. att.) auch -ιεῖον (Pap. Ia, nach Ἀσκληπιεῖον) u. a.
Etymology : Vorgriechisches Wort ohne Etymologie. Pelasgische Erklärung von Carnoy Le Muséon 67, 359f. Über Hephaistos Nilsson Gr. Rel. 1, 526ff.
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Wikipedia EN

Hephaestus (/hɪˈfiːstəs, hɪˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire (compare, however, with Hestia), and volcanoes. Hephaestus' Roman counterpart is Vulcan. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was either the son of Zeus and Hera or he was Hera's parthenogenous child. He was cast off Mount Olympus by his mother because of his deformity or, in another account, by Zeus for protecting Hera from his advances. As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centres of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos. Hephaestus' symbols are a smith's hammer, anvil, and a pair of tongs.

Translations

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